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Before We Choose

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Before We Choose All speak the language of music Though differently composed Art transcends borders, magic Universal, unless minds closed Writing everywhere expresses Stories of the human condition No matter what a tale addresses Love or hate, joy or contrition Words, art, […]

Crazier Than Loving

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Crazier Than Loving ~~~~~ We place profits over people Witness how our world works And we all pay the final bill Where violence, hatred lurks Governed by greed over need Do I, really, need to go on? Do we come from a […]

Being and Belonging

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Now it’s time to move along My day does not grow younger So many places I belong Yet for other places I hunger ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ See more of my creative […]

Thinking Allowed

Long Road Home ~ Philip Brent ~~~~~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… I wrote my first draft of this essay on August 3rd. I rewrote it then, but didn’t publish it. I revised it on August 19th, after the travesty and tragedy in Charlottesville and the protest […]

Can You?

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Can You? Life might seem like endless chores Some say better than heavenly choirs You would have to live on love alone Unless endless singing a way to atone It is all made up, no matter your belief Can you find solace […]

In a time like ours

In a time like ours only the coarse-grained have enough resistance to preserve their fair-weather principles unclouded by anxiety. T. Merton

All Our Tracks

Trumpery is Reality Our people must be one. Chaos must be won. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let there be no dancing tomorrow No music and no joy Let love slide down the sewer drain With hatred its envoy Speak no truth, seek no understanding Huddle outside in fear Seek the wild and lonely places Whether far or near […]